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Banana Leaf Malaysian Cuisine

820 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 1J8, Canada
+1 604-731-6333
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef curry” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
820 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 1J8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

At an appt near by and the receptionist advised they have the best food there and they are consistently good. Ran in and asked for the lunch menu and choose the vegetable curry with rice and their spring-roll combination for $9.00 as the manager advised...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything delicious! Amazing variety of curry dishes! So fresh and flavourful! You can taste the difference with the spices. We shared everything- only 1 dish was not to par- Singapore noodles. All else so delicious-soft/tender protein- fish/beef. Seafood Pineapple fried rice served in 1/2 a...More

1  Thank TamTamVictoria
Reviewed 16 June 2017

An interesting menu of delightful Malaysian cuisine. The staff are helpful and polite. We came upon the Banana Leaf when looking for a restaurant for a late ( 9pm) dinner; everywhere else nearby was closed but the Banana Leaf came to our rescue.

1  Thank geoffs609
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

My expectations might have been too high. 2-3 people spoke to me highly about the restaurant. Seeing the place packed at 7pm with a line-up of 20-30 mins I was under the impressions I have going to enjoy a great meal. So, unfortunately I was...More

1  Thank GuyDeMont
Reviewed 23 May 2017

good tasting Malaysian fare.Needs reservation especially on weekends. Good service, Asian people will not be dissapointed

1  Thank Rowena Erediano P
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I've eaten here twice now and have been completely pleased both times. The pineapple bowl is my favourite dish by far!

Thank Loraul V
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We hadn't eaten here in a while so we were happy to come across the place when we were looking to have lunch. My husband asked for his dish to be extra spicy but even I found it mild. I ordered the laksa with no...More

1  Thank KelownaKimmi
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We didn't have a reservation and decided to just wing it. Dinner time is one of the busy periods. We had to wait for about 15 minutes but it was worth it. While there was only one guy running around getting and delivering orders, service...More

Thank Shemivad
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

1st time there friends suggested it and food was totally awesome..had the 8 course sampler and oh my so good..service was excellent.. will definitely go there again..make reservations so not to be disappointed.

1  Thank 88KA88
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This place is packed on a Saturday afternoon for good reason! We had an excellent lunch here today. The appetizers ( Spring rolls and Roti) were both excellent and the pork in Vinegar dish was exceptional. We live nearby and will be back!

Thank Marsh604
Residential neighbourhood to the ultra-wealthy, the
gorgeous manor houses centred around The Crescent area
are a fabled sight to behold. Shaughnessy is
Vancouver's most verdant plotted neighbourhood, and
its tree-lined streets, walking routes, bike trails,
and charming public parks make for an ideal location
to spend and afternoon communing with nature.
Consequently, it is also the botanical centre of the
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11 March 2016|
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Response from dmwangi | Reviewed this property |
I can't recall. You may want to call the Resturant or check their website.
Kathy E
12 November 2015|
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Response from Durwin2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I agree. The Banana Leaf on Denman Street does not have any stairs. It is also quite close to English Bay which is quite beautiful. Parking can be a challenge in that neighbourhood though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 1J8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighbourhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-731-6333
  • E-mail
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